Racing Spirit Walk-Slow Tee

SKU: OMRSTS0020-SML-GRY

$29

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It's Sunday June 14, 1969 and approximately 400,000 people are spectating at the start of the 37th Le Mans 24 hour race. Drivers are set off running so they can jump into their cars and get underway as quickly as possible. Everyone is running - everyone except for a Belgian named Jacky Ickx who casually walks over to his Ford GT40. This is his protest to this type of start, as drivers begin racing without properly putting on their helmets or safety belts in order to gain a few seconds. Once he got in his car, Ickx put on his helmet, securely fastened his safety belt, and started the race last. Jacky Ickx ultimately won the race and his protest did not go unnoticed. This prompted a rules change for 1970 with all drivers starting the race sitting in their cars with all the needed safety equipment in place. The slow walk of Ickx brought an end to the "Le Mans Start

Part Number: OMRSTS0020
Manufacturer: RS/TS/0020/080/size

  • 100% high quality Cotton
    • 30/1 Combed Ring Spun
      • Custom US Slim Fit cut
        • Jersey Construction creates a lightweight breathable shirt with a very soft touch

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